Quality Inn Tucumcari
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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Get comfortable. This could be a long one. We've got through plenty today! Plus this is probably the ultimate Route 66 day of our entire trip, where we got to witness the weird, the wonderful and even the downright strange attractions that define this road adventure.
Revitalised by intravenous steak-and-chips (shrimp for Chelle), we had a …
4 states in 4 days and a new time zone thrown in for good measure we have arrived in tucumcari NM but more of that later It's weird how the land changes from The rolling hills of Oklahoma and Missouri to the vast plains of North Texas were everything is much bigger and chuck Norris is waiting. But now I find myself in the safari motel, the second motel on the route where pictures of elvis and James dean. Welcome to small town ...
... 2 for $3.
With the car gassed up and the boot loaded with supplies we headed out to Ute Lake, via a short detour to the Harding County state line, to see what interesting critters had ventured out for the weekend. Ute Lake was a lot busier than when we'd made the trip earlier in the week; there were lots of families with trucks and trailers all jostling for position, trying to reverse onto the boat ramp and offload ...
... made our way back towards Tucumcari. We wandered around Alco, stopped by the route 66 museum, saw a dung beetle and popped into Kix for lunch. Mum has a caramel sundae, dad had a green chilli burger and I had a chicken and beef burrito with green and red chilli sauce.
Sitting back in the motel room I noticed the headline on the front of the Quay Country Sun read "Rainfall brings benefits", I half expected to carry on reading and see the following ...
... motels, and restaurants are still operational. They have tried to capitalize on their Route 66 history and some of the storefronts are painted and propped to look as they did in the 1960s. But we still found it sad.
Our campground tonight is in the town and it looks like it used to be a motel, with the campsites in what used to be the parking lot. The motel rooms are dilapidated and one of the rooms is missing, perhaps a motorhome had driven through ...